• Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:14
    $60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan
    Digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said on Thursday.
    business
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:10
    Eurozone headwinds to test ECB's confidence
    With trade tensions, an Italian government bucking at deficit limits and emerging market currency woes threatening the eurozone, observers will look to the European Central Bank for reassurance Thursday, while policymakers strive to project stability.
    business
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:43
    Jakarta hikes import duties to ease pressure on rupiah
    Indonesia raised taxes on around 1,140 types of goods - from electronics to luxury cars - yesterday in a bid to curb fast-surging imports and avert a further drop of its currency value amid rising external pressure.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Line eyes launch of crypto token, blockchain network
    LINE, the Japan-based mobile messenger operator owned by South Korea’s Naver, has announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency and an underlying blockchain network to support it, in a move to attract more users to the Line business ecosystem.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    AMLO sounds alarm over cryptocurrency-fuelled scams
    THE MONEY laundering watchdog is considering creating its own digital wallet to tackle cybercrime related to cryptocurrencies, an Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) official said at a Bangkok seminar last week.
    national
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 08:23
    Global stock markets wobble on trade, currency worries
    Global stock markets wobbled Friday as US President Donald Trump eyed further tariffs even as roadblocks emerged on striking a key trade deal with Canada.
    business
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
    The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.
    opinion
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Battening down for 35% rupiah plunge
    INDONESIA’S proposed 2019 state budget is designed to face a worst-case scenario of rupiah depreciation of up to 35 per cent – 18,000 to the US dollar - particularly related to anticipated ballooning government debt due to the weakening of the currency.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:00
    Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft
    Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:00
    Police summon 8 bitcoin scam suspects
    The police Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has issued summonses for eight more people, as part of the investigation into the alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam in which a Finnish bitcoin-owner was lured into transferring the cryptocurrency for bogus investment in Thai stocks and other assets.
    national
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:51
    How Indian currency is falling to all-time low against dollar
    India’s currency has been among the hardest hit in Asia from the on-going financial crises in Turkey.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Cool heads unfazed by Turkey woes
    INVESTMENT experts are sanguine about the fortunes of the Thai stock market and the baht in the face of stresses in emerging markets sparked by Turkey’s currency crisis.
    Economy
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:23
    INVESTIGATORS LOOKING AT MORE SUSPECTS IN BT800M BITCOIN SCAM
    THAI INVESTIGATORS have widened their probe into the alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam and are looking at more suspects after a Finnish bitcoin-owner was lured into transferring the cryptocurrency for bogus investment in Thai stocks and other assets.
    national
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 17:50
    Three women accused in alleged Bt200m investment scam
    Three Thai women have been arrested for allegedly luring 2,000 victims into a Facebook scam involving foreign exchange and digital currency exchange investments, resulting in Bt200 million in damages.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 06:25
    NYSE joins forces with Starbucks on bitcoin platform
    The New York Stock Exchange's parent company announced plans on Friday to launch a bitcoin trading platform and partner with Starbucks on a digital currency payment app.
    business
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